section of a finding aid. A scope and content note summarizes a collection and provides descriptive information such as what materials makeup the collection, how those materials were created and what information can be found within them. The purpose of our scope and content note module will be to introduce the audience to the participating artists’ collection(s) and archive(s).
Since Ms. Ladi’Sasha Jones will be working behind the scenes during the event, take a tour of the The Ladi Jones Documentation Collection now!
IV: Ladi’Sasha Jones and The Ladi Jones Documentation Collection
Ladi’Sasha G. Jones, born 1988 in Harlem, is a cultural/witness worker and oral historian. The Ladi Jones Documentation Collection span 2006 - 2013, bulk dates 2010 - 2013. The collection consist of digital-audio files, transcriptions, project proposals, journals, unpublished writings (drafts) and correspondences. The bulk of her collection highlights the narratives of Harlem residents, which includes documentation of her family life. Ladi’Sasha has interviewed Black doulas, veterans, artists, and women on the topics of race, coming-of-age, body politics, sexuality and home. Materials in this collection also cover topics of Black girlhood, identity, love, gender, healing trauma, mothering, dreaming, poverty, aging, and writing.